International Trade Advisory Services

What can our advisors assist you with?

  • Australian Free Trade Agreements & Tariffs Advice
  • Commodities tariffs & HS codes interpretation
  • Finding the right partner overseas & introduction to relevant parties
  • Export strategy related queries
  • Freight Forwarders specialised queries
  • Export Documentation
  • Import permits
  • Cargo insurance
  • Export finance
  • Incoterms
  • Export Market Development Grant (EMDG)
  • Other export related queries

Our team of specialist advisers are here to help you share your business with the world. We can help you expand your international reach, enter new markets and identify opportunities for growth. 

Have you thought about becoming a member with CCIQ International? Depending on your level of membership, our members receive:

  • Up to a 45% discount on their export documentation
  • Access to our Export Hotline service that is staffed with experienced trade advisors
  • Online Free Trade Agreement training modules
  • Access to HR benefits, including our Employer Assistance Hotline and a HR Health Check
  • A listing on our Members Directory, invitations to our CCIQ events & webinars plus more!


International Membership

From $399 Annually ex GST

Meet our expert team of International Trade Advisors

At CCIQ, we aim to minimise the stress associated with exporting. That’s why as a member, you’ll benefit from our personalised service delivered by our expert team of International Trade Advisors who have over 60 years of combined experience.

Diana Gueorguieva, Manager – International Trade

Diana has over 18 years of experience in international trade and over 20 years of business development and management experience in her current role as a Manager of International Trade at CCIQ. Over the last 18 years, Diana has also had a hand in helping Queensland businesses achieve offshore success by providing trade advice, assisting with overseas market research, strategy development, export marketing planning and implementation and finding potential business partners overseas. Diana’s key interest is the Free Trade Agreements ( FTA's) Australia has in place with other countries and is passionate about assisting businesses to benefit from these FTA's.

Diana oversees the CCIQ International Trade team who provides export documentation services & international trade advice to over 1700 Queensland exporters and international logistics companies. Diana also manages the CCIQ Regional Certifying Body team who assists businesses in Cairns, Mackay, Townsville, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Rockhampton regions by providing Regional Certifying Body advice to employers to sponsor highly -skilled foreign workers under the Skilled Employer Sponsored  Regional (Provisional) visa - (subclass 494).

Diana holds a Master of Marketing Management with Honours, a Bachelor of International Business majoring in International Marketing & International Management, Diploma of Export Management (AIEx) and a Diploma of Market Research (MRSA).

Contact Diana:


P: 07 3192 0144

Kevin Smith, Manager - Export Documents

Kevin’s expertise spans a wide range of exporting experiences, including exporting fresh fruit and vegetables, encapsulated and raw tuna oil, food ingredients and electronic components for the mining industry.

Kevin's key markets of export experience include Canada, Korea South, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

He has held roles within the management and customer service sectors. His experience in documentation includes health certificates and customs documents, along with commercial invoices and packing lists. He has significant experience in liaising with shipping lines, freight forwarders, customs officers, AQIS officers and container companies.

Kevin's passion for the export business, his focus on collaborative team-building, and his commitment to meeting customer and market demands has assisted him in providing exceptional service and advice to exporters throughout Australia here at CCIQ.

Contact Kevin:


P: 07 3192 0146